Dunn's mud turtle

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Dunn's mud turtle
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Testudines
Family: Kinosternidae
Genus: Kinosternon
Species: K. dunni
Binomial name
Kinosternon dunni [1]
Schmidt, 1947[2]

Dunn's mud turtle (Kinosternon dunni),[1] also known as the Colombian mud turtle, is a species of turtle in the Kinosternidae family.


The epithet or specific name honors Emmett Reid Dunn, an American herpetologist.[3]

Geographic range[edit]

K. dunni is endemic to Colombia.


  1. ^ a b c Rhodin 2010, p. 000.98
  2. ^ Fritz, Uwe; Havaš, Peter (2007). "Checklist of Chelonians of the World" (PDF). Vertebrate Zoology. 57 (2): 252. ISSN 1864-5755. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2010-12-17. Retrieved 29 May 2012. 
  3. ^ Beolens B, Watkins M, Grayson M. 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. xiii + 296 pp. ISBN 978-1-4214-0135-5. (Kinosternon dunni, p. 77).

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